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Pat Stanley
Actress, singer

Pat Stanley

Pat Stanley
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Intro Actress, singer
Is Actor Singer Dancer Television actor Stage actor Film actor
From United States of America
Field Dancing Film, TV, Stage & Radio Music
Gender female
Birth 12 April 1931, Cincinnati, USA
Age 91 years
Star sign Aries
Spouse: William Hanley
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Patricia "Pat" Stanley (born April 12, 1931, Cincinnati, Ohio) is a retired American actress, dancer and singer.


Stanley won her Tony Award in the category of Best Featured Actress in a Musical in the 1958-1959 season, for her performances as "Lois Lee" in the musical Goldilocks. She was nominated in 1962 for a Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play for her role as "Eileen Taylor" in Sunday in New York.

She made frequent appearances in prime time television on Breslin's Neighborhood, Thieves Carnival (Play of the Week 1959), Omnibus (1958), NBC Comedy Hour, The Ed Sullivan Show (1958) and A George Abbott Special (1955). On daytime television, she has played Mrs. Goodman #2 on The Edge of Night in 1982 and 1983. In films, she was featured in the Jerry Lewis movie The Ladies Man (1961).

Personal life

Stanley was married to songwriter Johnny Burke, and later to writer William Hanley (died May 25, 2012), with whom she had two daughters, Nell and Katherine. Both marriages ended in divorce. She has three granddaughters.

Since 1980 she had been married to third husband, actor and artist Gerry Matthews. She lives in retirement in Walla Walla, Washington.

Broadway stage productions

  • 1952: Of Thee I Sing as dancer
  • 1953: Carnival in Flanders as Siska
  • 1957: Carousel as Carrie
  • 1958: Blue Denim as Lillian
  • 1958: Goldilocks as Lois Lee
  • 1959: Fiorello! as Dora
  • 1961: Sunday in New York as Eileen Taylor
  • 1981: The Five O'Clock Girl as Susan Snow

National Tours

  • 1953: Pajama Game as Gladys
  • 1952: A Tree Grows in Brooklyn as dance lead

Summer Stock

  • 1950's: Lend an Ear, Brigadoon, Pajama Game, One Touch of Venus

Night Clubs

  • 1980: Solo act at Once Upon a Stove
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